Cupressus lusitanica var. lusitanica
Vascular – Exotic
Gymnosperm Trees & Shrubs
cupressus: Classical name, said to be derived from the Greek kuo ‘to produce’ and pari ‘equal’, alluding to the symmetrical form of the Italian cypress; alternatively the name is derived from an ancient Latin word for box, the wood once being used for coffins.
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